Aetna Proposal Analyst in Hartford, Connecticut

Req ID: 42602BR


Support the growth of Aetna membership by providing customer-focused, strategically-oriented RFP responses. Proposal Analysts are responsible for completing the RFP questionnaire, and have overall accountability for the quality and timeliness of RFP responses.

Fundamental Components:

Proposal Analysts are responsible for supporting our Middle Market field sales force in growing and retaining Aetna membership by developing strategically-oriented proposals that offer customized solutions for plan sponsor needs. This includes assisting in the development of the sales strategy, answering the questionnaire, complying with various data requests, and delivering a timely, high-quality proposal response. Additional responsibilities include coordinating responses to follow-up questions that showcase Aetnas strengths and differentiates us from our competitors. Our Proposal Analysts are accountable for developing and maintaining technical knowledge of all Aetna products and services; must be organized, able to handle multiple tasks and excel at project management. Work schedule flexibility is required, as is the agility to manage changing priorities.


0-2 years RFP project management experience.

Must be organized and efficient, detail-oriented and able to multi-task.

Demonstrated ability to effectively communicate and negotiate across the business.

Must enjoy working in a fast paced, team environment and be adaptable to changing priorities.

Working knowledge of Microsoft Office products (Word, Excel)


The highest level of education desired for candidates in this position is a Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience.


Functional - Project Management/Time Management/1-3 Years

Functional - Sales & Service/Strategy development/1-3 Years

Functional - Products-Medical/All Aetna Standard Plans/1-3 Years


Technical - Desktop Tools/Microsoft Word/1-3 Years/End User

Technical - Desktop Tools/Microsoft Explorer/1-3 Years/End User

Technical - Desktop Tools/Microsoft Outlook/1-3 Years/End User


Telework Specifications:

Option for telework will be evaluated after a certain period of employment


This position is for the Local and Regional Sales Support team. This position is ideal for a candidate looking to increase their knowledge of the healthcare industry while working in a deadline-driven team environment.

Aetna is about more than just doing a job. This is our opportunity to re-shape healthcare for America and across the globe. We are developing solutions to improve the quality and affordability of healthcare. What we do will benefit generations to come.

We care about each other, our customers and our communities. We are inspired to make a difference, and we are committed to integrity and excellence.

Together we will empower people to live healthier lives.

Aetna is an equal opportunity & affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment regardless of personal characteristics or status. We take affirmative action to recruit, select and develop women, people of color, veterans and individuals with disabilities.

We are a company built on excellence. We have a culture that values growth, achievement and diversity and a workplace where your voice can be heard.

Benefit eligibility may vary by position. Click here to review the benefits associated with this position.

Aetna takes our candidate's data privacy seriously. At no time will any Aetna recruiter or employee request any financial or personal information (Social Security Number, Credit card information for direct deposit, etc.) from you via e-mail. Any requests for information will be discussed prior and will be conducted through a secure website provided by the recruiter. Should you be asked for such information, please notify us immediately.

Job Function: Sales and Service